Italian and Spanish form of the name Leonard.
Possibly of Germanic origin.
Sources also mention the Egyptian, Semitic word “lābu”, meaning lion.
Feminine form of the name is Leonarda, Leona, Leone.
Famous bearers are Leonardo da Vinci, Leonardo DiCaprio, Leonardo Fibonacci, Leonardo Nam.
Leonardo is a popular name in Mexico and Italy.
American actor Leonardo DiCaprio is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
His collaborations include great directors, such as Martin Scorsese, Lasse Hallstöm, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Clint Eastwood.